Vehicle Collides With Apartment Building

Saskatoon Police responded to a single vehicle collision at approx. 11:30 pm August 22, 2008, where a vehicle hit an apartment building in the 1500 blk 7th St. East. A portion of the vehicle protruded through the wall. There were people inside the apartment at the time however they did not receive any injuries.

An 18 yr old male driver was Northbound on the curve in the 1500 block of 7th St. when he lost control of the vehicle, went through a hedge, and into the building. The air bags on the vehicle were deployed and a 19 yr old male passenger was transported to Royal University Hospital for observation. The driver was not injured.

The driver was charged with Operating an unregistered motor vehicle and Misuse of plates under the Traffic Safety Act.

Alcohol was a factor and further charges may be laid.

The investigation is continuing.